A man who died in a crash on State Highway 5 has been named.
A man who died in a crash involving a milk tanker and mower tractor can now be named.
He was Brooke John Thomas, 55, from Reporoa.
Emergency services were called to the crash on State Highway 5 between Waiohotu and Galaxy roads about 10.45am on Wednesday, a police spokeswoman said.
At the time of the crash Thomas was undertaking work for NZ Transport Agency’s Central Waikato Network Outcomes Contract.
* One dead after milk tanker-mowing tractor crash on State Highway 5 near Rotorua
General manager, safety, health and environment Greg Lazzaro said Waka Kotahi was saddened by the fatal crash and their thoughts were with all of those affected by the tragic event.
“Everyone should be able to go to work and expect to come home safely at the end of the